23 to 25 August 2019
23 to 25 August 2019
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Pathos16 March 2012
When speakers appeal to one's sense of emotion, they are using pathos. 'Why should I care about what you have to say?' This is the kind of question on an audience's mind when listening to a speech or... more
PLT16 March 2012
The Prescribed Literature in Translation (PLT) is an official list of literature published by the IB on the Online Curriculum Centre (OCC). For the English A: Language and Literature course, both Standard... more
PLA16 March 2012
The Prescribed List of Authors, also known as PLA, is a document published on the Online Curriculum Centre (OCC). It contains the names of authors (not the titles of works) in categories of genre. Teachers... more
Notifications16 March 2012
While the concept of notifications may seem simple, it is very important in our efforts to understand the type of text known as 'website'. In traditional media, if you want to find out something, such... more
Newsworthiness16 March 2012
What makes a story newsworthy? Every editor-in-chief has a different opinion on this matter. Generally speaking however, there seem to be three reasons why a story is deemed 'newsworthy'. Although they... more
Metonymy16 March 2012
Metonymy is the act of referring to a concept not by its name, but by something intimately associated with it. For example when journalists refer to "Washington's response," they mean the political... more
Metaphor16 March 2012
Metaphor is the comparison of two concepts through language, often done by using the verb 'to be'. Metaphor is often seen as a literary device used by poets. Metaphors, however, can be found in every... more
Mash up16 March 2012
Mash ups are online texts, usually short films, that copy content from an original source and alter it to some extent to give it new meaning. These are texts that borrow from and build on other texts.... more
Pay-per-click16 March 2012
Many websites allow 'sponsors' or advertisers to place ads on their website as a means of generating revenue. Advertisements are often related to the content of the websites which host them, as search... more